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Apple Releases OS X El Capitan 10.11.6 to Users Worldwide





Aside from making iOS 9.3.3 available for all users, Apple has just released OS X El Capitan 10.11.6. Just like the firmware for iPhones and iPads, the latest version of Apple’s operating system for Macs is a minor update that brings stability, security and performance enhancements as well as bug fixes. The update is recommended for all users of compatible Mac computers.


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Tuesday, July 19th, 2016. 0:11

Apple Settles Cover Flow and Time Machine Lawsuit for $25 Million



Apple has agreed to pay a firm called Mirror World Technologies, which is a Network-1 subsidiary, $25 million to settle the lawsuit and license the patents that describe a system that is capable of storing the files in a kind of chronologically ordered layout. Apple uses a similar system in Time Machine and Cover Flow and this infringes on the 1999 patent granted.


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Saturday, July 9th, 2016. 18:11

Apple Releases New Stickers for iOS 10 [Download]



During the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote last month, Apple teased new animated emojis for the Messages app in iOS 10. A couple of days ago, the company has finally released four stickers packs to be used on the first beta of the new mobile operating system.


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Monday, July 4th, 2016. 17:59

Apple Seeds New iOS 9.3.3, OS X 10.11.6 El Capitan and tvOS 9.2.2 Betas to Testers



Apple has seeded the fourth beta of iOS 9.3.3, OS X 10.11.6 El Capitan and tvOS 9.2.2 to developers and public testers. The company encourages the developers to test the pre-release software as well as their applications on newer builds, which may mean that the debut of final versions is just around the corner.


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Thursday, June 30th, 2016. 1:37

Apple Watch 2 to Get Separate GPS Chip and Become Waterproof - Rumor



Alongside the iPhone 7, Apple may also unveil the Apple Watch 2. According to the latest rumors, this device will be equipped with a separate GPS chip for better tracking of user’s activity and possibly some security enhancements. Apart from that, the new Watch may get an improved Workout app capable of tracking swimming activity. This gives us a hint about possible water resistance of the wearable device.


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Tuesday, June 28th, 2016. 14:43

Apple Releases New iOS 9.3.3 and OS X 10.11.6 Betas



Apple has released the third beta of iOS 9.3.3 and OS X El Capitan 10.11.6 to registered developers and public testers. Both pre-release versions include bug fixes, security and stability improvements and lack new features. iOS 9.3.3 Beta 3 has a build number 13G29 and OS X 10.11.6 Beta 3 features an index 15G19a.


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Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016. 19:36

Check Out Apple’s New Wireless Keyboard Concept Featuring OLED Panel [Video]



If you like rumors like I do, you might have heard that Apple is reportedly planning to add a new touch-sensitive OLED panel instead of functions key on the new MacBook Pro. Many things point to this, for example, leaked photos of the alleged casing for the laptop or references found in the latest version of Apple’s desktop operating system called macOS Sierra. But what if Apple decides to integrate similar OLED panels into its wireless keyboards? Below you can take a look at the concept showing how everything may look like.


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Saturday, June 18th, 2016. 16:54

iOS 10 Has Been Successfully Jailbroken



A well-known hacker nicknamed iH8sn0w has successfully jailbroken iOS 10 beta that was released to developers last Monday. This means that Apple hasn’t patched all exploits that could be used to hack the devices running the latest version of company’s mobile operating system. Below you can take a look at the video showing a jailbroken iPhone 5 running iOS 10.


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Check Out These 75 New iOS 10 Features [Video]



Earlier this week, Apple unveiled iOS 10, the next version of the mobile operating system that is compatible with the iPhone 5, iPad 4, iPad mini 2 or newer as well as with the 6th generation iPod touch. Even though the update is currently available only as a beta, 9to5Mac’s Jeff Benjamin has just created a nice video showing all new features and improvements found in iOS 10. It is rather long, however, it’s quite informative, too, so if you want to get a closer and detailed look at what’s new in the firmware, make sure you watch the clip below.


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Thursday, June 16th, 2016. 18:04

Apple Asks Retail Employees to Test macOS Sierra



Several days after the release of the first beta macOS Sierra, Apple has started inviting its retail employees to test the software. Apple notes, though, that the participation in testing is not obligatory and that the employees are not required to download the pre-release version of the operating system to their computers if they don’t want to do this.


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Thursday, June 16th, 2016. 16:38

Apple Watch 2 to Come Alongside iPhone 7 - Suppliers



According to the latest report from Digitimes reporters who cite supply chain sources, the next-generation Apple Watch will be launched in the fall alongside the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. As to the shipments of components for the new smartwatch, they should begin in the third quarter of 2016.


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Wednesday, June 15th, 2016. 14:55

Apple Posts Full WWDC Keynote to YouTube [Video]



Apple has posted a full video of the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote that took place on Monday to YouTube.

During the event, the tech giant announced new versions of its operating systems, namely, watchOS 3, tvOS 10, iOS 10 and macOS Sierra. Each and every version contains a number of new features, performance and design enhancements as well as stronger data encryption to protect the data users store on their devices.

Right after the WWDC keynote, Apple released first betas of the aforementioned operating systems to developers for testing and promised that public beta testing program will start in July. As to the release for end users, it may take place in the fall.

You can watch the full WWDC 2016 keynote below.

 




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Wednesday, June 15th, 2016. 13:04

Apple Announces macOS Sierra and Releases Beta for Developers



Apart from announcing iOS 10 and new versions of watchOS and tvOS, Apple has just announced the next generation of its desktop operating system, macOS Sierra. The big update features Siri, Universal Clipboard that allows to copy something on one device and paste it seamlessly on another one, Auto Unlock feature that makes it possible to unlock your laptop from an iPhone or Apple Watch and other features.


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Tuesday, June 14th, 2016. 0:19

Apple Announces iOS 10 with New Features and Design Tweaks



Apple has just announced iOS 10 with a number of new advanced features and improvements to notification center, lock screen, QuickType keyboard, Photos app, Maps and other sections of the operating system.


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Monday, June 13th, 2016. 22:55

Apple Seeds New iOS 9.3.3, OS X El Capitan 10.11.6, watchOS 2.2.2 and tvOS 9.2.2 Betas to Developers



Apple has released new betas of iOS 9.3.3, OS X El Capitan 10.11.6, watchOS 2.2.2 and tvOS 9.2.2 to developers for testing. The software is currently available only for those who have a registered developer account, however, the company is expected to launch a public beta testing program soon.


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Written by Andrey

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016. 16:53